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Other Stories 7.25.2018

Fire closes the Yosemite valley. Fire crews trying to stop the Ferguson fire from spreading into the national park. The closure at noon today will continue through Sunday. That’s on part of highway 41 from Wawona to the tunnel entry into Yosemite valley. Work on the highway 101 and Wellsona road intersection will not begin…

School Board 7.25.2018

Are you interested in becoming a member of the school board? A free workshop will be presented by the San Luis Obispo county office of education on Monday, August 6th. It will take place at the county office of education. That’s located across highway one from Cuesta college. Topics will include board meeting preparation and…

Boys School 7.25.2018

The city of Paso Robles may buy the old boys school on Airport road. Mayor Steve Martin tells KPRL about efforts to buy the vacant old correctional facility which housed young criminals. For the past two years, Paso Robles city manager Tom Frutchey has been meeting with state officials in Sacramento, to try to find…

Demi Lovato 7.25.2018

Sunday night, Demi Lovato performed at the California mid-state fair. While she was singing ‘Sober’, a song about her battles with drugs and alcohol, she forgot the lyrics. Yesterday, an emergency call to the Hollywood Hills home of Demi Lovato. Lovato was celebrating a friend’s birthday in west Hollywood Monday night. Yesterday afternoon, she was…

Hot Weather 7.25.2018

The hot weather partly to blame for a power outage yesterday at the California mid state fair. The power went out for just over an hour, beginning around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. The fair has back up generators, but the power came back on around 5:45 and stayed on through the night. More hot weather today…

Fabric Store 7.24.2018

Another long-time local retail store closes its doors in San Luis. Betty’s Fabrics closes after 45 years. Betty Pilkinton opened the store during the flood of January 18, 1973. At the time, Cal Poly students were paddling canoes through the streets around Higuera and Marsh due to the flooded conditions. She also operated fabric stores…

Stabbing 7.24.2018

A fatal stabbing Sunday night on BART at an Oakland subway station. 27-year-old John Lee Cowell is accused of fatally stabbing an 18-year-old woman in the neck. He also stabbed her sister as they exited a train at the Oakland BART station. The attack was described as unprovoked. Cowell had been riding in the same…